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Nitin Gadkari Nitin Jairam Gadkari DOB: 27/05/1957

Nitin Jairam Gadkari is an Indian politician and currently serving as Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation in the Government of India. He was born on 27 May 1957 in Nagpur to Jairam Gadkari and Bhanutai Gadkari. He completed M.Com. and L.L.B. from University of Nagpur. During his teens, he worked for the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha and the student union Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad. Gadkari had served as the President of the Bharatiya Janata Party from 2010-2013 and as State President of Bhartiya Janata Party, Maharashtra. Nitin Gadkari contested 2014 Loksabha election successfully from Nagpur constituency by defeating Congress leader Vilas Muttemwar. Nitin Gadkari had served as the Minister of Public Works Department (PWD) of the Government of Maharashtra from and restructured it from top to bottom. He was also the president of the Maharashtra BJP. He is also known for the works during his tenure as a Public Works Department Minister in the state of Maharashtra when he constructed a series of roads, highways and flyovers across the state including the Mumbai-Pune Expressway, India's first six-lane concrete, high-speed, access controlled tolled expressway.

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Aaj Ki Baat: More border air strips coming, says Nitin Gadkari after successful landing of IAF fighters on Barmer highway

Aaj Ki Baat | Sep 09, 2021, 11:17 PM IST

US made rifles, carbines, night goggles, jackets, taser guns on sale in Pakistan markets after Taliban takeover. Taliban fighters swinging on ropes tied to engine fan blades of unusable US Super Tucano jet fighters. for more Watch Aaj Ki Baat with Rajat Sharma on India TV.

Ground Report: Rajnath, Gadkari inaugurate emergency landing strip for IAF planes on national highway in Barmer

News | Sep 09, 2021, 06:00 PM IST

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has developed a 3-km section of Satta-Gandhav stretch of NH-925A, as an Emergency Landing Facility (ELF) for the Indian Air Force.

Nitin Gadkari and Rajnath Singh to inaugurate emergency landing facility for IAF in Barmer

News | Sep 09, 2021, 08:20 AM IST

Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will inaugurate an emergency landing facility constructed for the Indian Airforce in Rajasthan's Barmer on Thursday, September 9.

Nitin Gadkari chairs 9th Group of Infrastructure Committee meeting

News | Aug 24, 2021, 04:40 PM IST

Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari chaired a meeting of the 9th Group of Infrastructure Committee on August 24. Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya M. Scindia and Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw also attended the meeting. The meeting considered several issues including pending infrastructure projects for resolution.

Mamata Banerjee meets Nitin Gadkari to push for road, infra projects in West Bengal

News | Jul 29, 2021, 03:48 PM IST

As the spectre of Nandigram and Singur protests continues to haunt West Bengal, chief minister Mamata Banerjee this time is pushing hard to bring the state on the global investors’ map by starting off with a focus on road and infrastructure projects for which she met Nitin Gadkari in New Delhi on Thursday.

Road infrastructure plays critical role in growth of Indian economy: Gadkari

News | Jul 10, 2021, 02:31 PM IST

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari on July 09 addressed the 16th annual conference on 'Road Development in India', via video conferencing.

Nitin Gadkari inaugurates Oxygen Plant in Nagpur

News | Jul 04, 2021, 08:40 PM IST

In a shocking incident, an elderly woman's bag was snatched by miscreant outside her house in Delhi's CR Park.

Top 9 News: PM Narendra Modi holds meeting with Union ministers and BJP president JP Nadda

News | Jun 15, 2021, 10:11 AM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met Union ministers, including Rajnath Singh and Nitin Gadkari, along with BJP president JP Nadda. PM Modi holds meeting

Hope that prices of EVs and petrol, diesel vehicles will be equal within 2 years: Gadkari

News | Mar 19, 2021, 10:22 AM IST

Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari reacted on high prices of electric vehicles. He said that presently the prices are higher but he hopes that the prices of petrol, diesel vehicles and electric vehicles will be equal within two years.

All physical toll booths will be removed in a year: Nitin Gadkari

News | Mar 19, 2021, 12:00 AM IST

Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on March 18 said that all physical toll booths in the country will be removed within one year, and the road tax will be collected based on GPS imaging.

Nitin Gadkari launches India's first CNG tractor

News | Feb 13, 2021, 12:29 PM IST

Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on February 12 launched India's first-ever diesel to CNG converted tractor.

Whatever happened at Red Fort was definitely a political conspiracy: Nitin Gadkari

News | Feb 02, 2021, 02:40 PM IST

Whatever happened in Delhi at Red Fort was definitely a political conspiracy. There are some anti-national elements that have infiltrated the farm protests. The farm protests have lost credibility after January 26 violence.

Nitin Gadkari blasts Congress for Air India crisis

News | Feb 02, 2021, 01:52 PM IST

Air India is now on the verge of being sold due to massive debts, this is due to Congress party's wrong policies. They have ruined the economy: Nitin Gadkari.

Budget Sammelan 2021 : Congress trying to confuse people over farm laws, says Nitin Gadkari

News | Feb 02, 2021, 12:53 PM IST

Congress is in opposition and it is every right to question government's policies, however, it should not play politics over issues concerning the common man and poor. The Farm Laws are not against the farmers, says Nitin Gadkari.

vehicle scrappage policy will be a win-win solution for all: Nitin Gadkari

News | Feb 02, 2021, 11:46 AM IST

The vehicle scrappage policy will be a win-win solution for all, will help in fighting pollution, says Nitin Gadkari.

Scrappage policy to boost auto sector: Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Budget 2021

News | Feb 01, 2021, 08:33 PM IST

Scrapping these vehicles will reduce population of old and defective vehicles, 25-30% reduction in vehicular air pollutants and improve road safety: Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari

Will achieve target of constructing 40 km road per day by March end: Transport Minister

News | Jan 18, 2021, 04:40 PM IST

While inaugurating the National Road Safety month in the national capital on January 18.

Nitin Gadkari urges farmers to understand farm laws

News | Dec 15, 2020, 12:20 PM IST

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari today said dialogue was the only way forward to end the stalemate with protesting farmers as he urged them to understand the laws and not be misguided.

New laws benefit farmers, attempt on to mislead them: Gadkari

News | Dec 12, 2020, 11:52 AM IST

Earlier on Friday, Gadkari had said the three new laws introduced by the Centre were good for farmers but confusion was being spread about them.

Nitin Gadkari slams non-performing NHAI officials over project delays

News | Oct 29, 2020, 02:30 PM IST

He expressed surprise at the fact that the construction of NHAI building in Dwarka took nine years and said the photographs of officials responsible for the delay should be displayed in the building "so that people came to know about those great personalities who took nine years to construct a building".

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